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(Animals) another word for scallop
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es•cal•lop(ɛˈskɒl əp, ɛˈskæl-)
1. to bake (food) in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top; scallop.n.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French, Old French escalope]
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|Noun||1.||escallop - edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces|
escallop, scollop, scallop - edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
shellfish - meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
sea scallop - muscle of large deep-water scallops
bay scallop - muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
|2.||escallop - thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled|
|3.||escallop - edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions|
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod - marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Pecten irradians, bay scallop - a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
giant scallop, Pecten magellanicus, sea scallop - a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America
|Verb||1.||escallop - bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top|
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